Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 18:26:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 18%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||13° 03' ||South|
|Longitude: ||150° 38' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.31 meters/second, 1567.1 km/hour, 973.8 miles/hour or 846.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 26.8"||16.23 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.20 mi||south||16.23 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 48.6"||973.57 mi||west||0° 10' 14.1"||11.73 mi||south||973.31 mi|
|24 hours||13° 42' 36.4"||923.94 mi||east||3° 43' 05.9"||255.66 mi||south||951.32 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Papeete||Sun 8:26 AM||509 km||316 miles||275 nm|| SSE|
|Rarotonga||Sun 8:26 AM||1328 km||825 miles||717 nm|| SW|
|Kiritimati||Mon 8:26 AM||1809 km||1124 miles||977 nm|| NNW|
|Alofi||Sun 7:26 AM||2166 km||1346 miles||1169 nm|| WSW|
|Fakaofo||Mon 7:26 AM||2286 km||1420 miles||1234 nm|| W|
|Apia *||Mon 8:26 AM||2290 km||1423 miles||1236 nm|| W|
|Adamstown||Sun 10:26 AM||2532 km||1573 miles||1367 nm|| SE|
|Nukualofa||Mon 7:26 AM||2759 km||1714 miles||1490 nm|| WSW|
|Baker Island||Sun 6:26 AM||3207 km||1993 miles||1731 nm|| WNW|
|Funafuti||Mon 6:26 AM||3333 km||2071 miles||1800 nm|| W|
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